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Lovely historical town

Clones is located near the border of Northern Ireland. It is a lovely town and easy for a self... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
cyndyjones47
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Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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Very interesting historic town

It is a town with many historic buildings and graveyards, also they have just discovered Clones... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
creightongla
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Clones is located near the border of Northern Ireland. It is a lovely town and easy for a self walking tour. We arrived on a Sunday and it was quiet. The Celtic cross on the diamond is believed to originate from 2 separate crosses. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

It is a town with many historic buildings and graveyards, also they have just discovered Clones Castle and are in the process of excavation. Add this to The Round Tower site,The Abbey site and also the historic town walk makes it a must visit town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Situated on The Diamond, a Celtic Cross that has been on site for many years . Well worth stopping to inspect.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tigheone
Reviewed August 9, 2017

The cross is a beautiful 10th century stone structure. It shows Norse and English cultural influence from its times. It is a little worn but you can still make out the biblical scenes.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

One of many places to visit in this heritage town. Situated in the Diamond, the centre of town, near a Church of Ireland, its surrounded by a car park. Within walking distance is a round tower and Abbey worth visiting.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank bluemagpie2013
Reviewed October 27, 2016

A marriage of two ancient crosses, this is well worn by time, like many in Ireland. Unlike most, it has a proper information board with which to decipher the carvings. it was carved in harder times when illiteracy was the norm, and illustrates biblical themes....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 57Boy
Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

The High Cross is a tenth century sandstone cross that is situated in the centre of Clones. It is made up of two separate crosses (head of one & shaft of another) & has carved images on all sides. It is amongst the remains of...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2014

The High Cross Belongs to the Ulster Group of Scripture Crosses. It comprises at least two crosses, the shaft dating from the 9th/10th century and the head from a later date. The cross shows scenes from the old and new testament. A must see

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Morgey_1
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